96 Free Things To Do In Sacramento

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Mix 96 wants to share all of the fun activities going on in and around the Sacramento area for you and your family to enjoy for free! Be sure to check back often to find new and updated free activities and events going on in your area.


1.  15th Annual César Chávez Celebration

Marguerite Montgomery Elementary School- 1441 Danbury St, Davis, CA 95616

Tuesday, March 31st

Time: 6p-9p

This year’s program will be focused around the theme of justice, to align with the City of Davis’ declaration of 2015 as the “Year of Justice,” and will feature information and speakers related to the topic. In addition to the discussion, there will be a resource fair showcasing local and regional organizations, including the Yolo Interfaith Immigration Network and the City of Davis Police Department, among others. The Chavez event will also feature entertainment including Danzantes del Alma de UC Davis, a Mexican folklorico dance troupe, and a local mariachi band.
The event commemorates the anniversary of César Chávez’s birthday. Chavez spoke at rallies in Davis’ Central Park during the tomato growers’ strikes in the 1970s. One Chavez rally in Davis on August 11, 1974 was reported to draw over 2,000 people.


2. Kids Spanish Class Demo

CASA de ESPAÑOL- 2115 J St, Sacramento, CA 95816

Saturday, April 4th

Time: 11a-12p

Join Casa de Espanol for a one hour long Kids’ Spanish Class Demo. Watch as your child immerses themselves in the Spanish language by learning through a variety of dynamic age and level appropriate activities; such as singing, dancing, art projects, games, reading, writing, and more.

Get to know the school, instructors, and the teaching philosophy and watch as your child engages in the fun and magic of Spanish language learning.


3. The Largest Egg Hunt in the World

California State Capitol – North Steps, 1100 L Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

When: Saturday, April 4th

Time: 9 – 1 pm

The Largest Egg Hunt in the world is about to hit the State Capitol, and we want you to be a part of the egg-citement! We are breaking the Guinness world record for the largest Easter egg hunt with over 500,000 Eggs! We’ll have face painting, bounce houses, pictures with the Easter Bunny, food trucks, and more! This is the family affair of the year you don’t want to miss! Help Sacramento and Blue Heart International Break the Guinness World Record for the largest egg hunt in the world. Entry is free for the event, but there is also a paid VIP option.

Volunteers needed! If you would like to volunteer and get hours for community service this is a great opportunity.


4.  HireLive Sacramento Career Fair

Embassy Suites Hotel – Riverfront Promenade, 100 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814

Tuesday, April 7th

Time: 9a-9:30p

This is your opportunity to interview face to face with 15+ Fortune 500 and lndustry leading companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic sales, retail and management candidates. Job seekers are encouraged to bring 10-15 resumes and dress business professional.
Job opportunities include inside sales reps, account executives, retail managers, financial planners, and more.


5.  Learning To Code With Scratch

Franklin Community Library- 10055 Franklin High Road, Elk Grove, CA 95757

Friday, April 10th

Time: 4-5pm

Want to learn to code? Like designing video games? Come learn the basics of programming using Scratch, MIT’s programming language for youth coders. Design characters and determine their behavior, their surroundings and how players can interact with them. This program is free and introduces young users to concepts such as events, loop structures, if statements, Boolean operators, and other programming concepts in a fun, colorful atmosphere. Ages 7-12 only.


6. Babies And Bumps

Citrus Heights Community Center- 6300 Fountain Square Drive, Citrus Heights, CA 95621

Saturday, April 11th

Time: 9a-2p

This Greater Sacramento’s premier event celebrating parenthood and pregnancy, babies and families. Win amazing prizes, talk with experts, shop, groove with the coolest kid-friendly bands and more. Plus, give your child the opportunity to be photographed for a chance to be featured on the cover of an upcoming issue of Sacramento Parent in 2015!


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